Fuze B-23A

for 23x152mm HEI GSH-23 Rounds

B-23A is a mechanical, nose, point-detonating fuze with super quick action.

Fuze B-23A completes 23 x 115 mm HEI rounds for automatic guns AM-23 and GSh-23 mounted on the following aircraft:
· MiG-21, MiG-23, Yak-28, Yak-38 fighter aircraft
· Su-17 strike aircraft
· Tu-22M, M2, M3 and M4 bomber aircraft
· Mi-24VP helicopter

The fuze is safe in storage, handling and operation and ensures the safe and reliable function of the ammunition in all weather conditions.

The fuze ensures arming by set-back and rotational forces within 2 to 20 m.

Upon impact the fuze provides super quick action.


Action: Point-Detonating Super Quick
Arming: By set-back and rotational forces
Muzzle Safety Distance: Not less than 2 meters
Operational Temperature Range for firing: -40 to +50°C
Operational Temperature Range for storing: -40 to +50°C
Shelf Life: 15 years
Length of Fuze (max): 44.74 mm
Visible Length (max): 31.2 mm
Intrusion Length (max): 13.54 mm
External Diameter (max): 20 mm
Weight of Fuze:  15 grams
Type of Booster: A-30-T
Weight of Booster: 1 gramm
Thread Size: Spec. M17.96×0.75-7h6h
PACKING: – – – 
Number of Fuzes in one Case: 3120 fuzes in one metal air-tight sealed box in a wooden case
Case Dimensions: 525x525x720 mm.
Case Gross Weight: 147 kg.
Case Volume:  0.02 cubic meters